Jon M. Talotta

Jon M. Talotta

Partner
Northern Virginia

Email jon.talotta@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 703 610 6156

Fax +1 703 610 6200

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

"He's an outstanding litigator. He's remarkable in terms of his ability to identify issues and prevail. He is just an absolute winner."

Chambers USA

Jon Talotta is Global Co-Group Leader for Corporate/Shareholder Litigation, as well as the Northern Virginia office Practice Manager for the firm's Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment group.

He has over two decades of experience in corporate governance, securities, cybersecurity, consumer protection, technology, and other business issues. He has represented U.S. and multinational clients from a variety of industries in trial and appellate courts across the United States, in arbitrations and mediations, and in administrative proceedings and investigations before numerous federal and state agencies.

Jon regularly counsels clients on information governance and risk issues. He publishes and speaks on topics involving U.S. and international litigation, discovery, and information governance.

Jon is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, Gideon's Promise, and the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. He is a devoted pro bono litigator, working on actual innocence cases and civil justice impact suits, and his recent successes include obtaining exonerations for two individuals who spent a combined 30 years in prison for crimes they did not commit.

After law school, Jon served as a law clerk for the Honorable James C. Cacheris (E.D.Va.). During law school, he served as a law clerk extern for the Honorable B. Waugh Crigler (W.D.Va.).

Awards and recognitions

2019-2020

Litigation: General Commercial (Virginia)
Chambers USA

2017-2018

Litigation: General Commercial (Virginia), Recognised Practitioner
Chambers USA

2015-2018

Litigation/E-Discovery
Who's Who Legal

2007-2012, 2014-2016

Legal Elite, Alternate Dispute Resolution
Virginia Business magazine

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1999

M.A., University of Virginia, 1997

M.S., American University, 1992

B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 1990

Memberships

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

Virginia

District of Columbia

Court admissions

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Virginia

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

U.S. Supreme Court

Related knowledge

Cybersecurity

Representative experience

Representation of public and private companies in shareholder lawsuits challenging mergers & acquisitions.

Representation of special litigation committees appointed to investigate claims against directors and officers.

Representation of companies and investors in disputes involving governance issues, post-closing issues, joint-ventures, and services agreements.

Representation of public and private companies in consumer data breach investigations and related state and federal lawsuits and regulatory investigations.

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